Module 9

Monthly Q&A #39, August 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 2: How to differentiate between the diet mentality and preferences for foods that are low in fat, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to cope with struggling to accept your midsection.

  • Module 10: How taking medication that suppresses your appetite affects your ability to eat, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to embrace intuitive eating while on a meal plan for eating disorder recovery.

  • Module 1: How to be more accepting of the weight fluctuations that commonly occurs during intuitive eating.

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #38, July 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 3: What to do when you want to be an intuitive eater, but you’re feeling emotionally and physically stuck in diet culture.

  • Module 2: How to navigate the desire that your body will settle at a lower weight, with reference to:

  • Module 9: How to manage acid reflux while upholding the intuitive eating and Health at Every Size principles, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to support clients when they are asked to lose weight by medical providers, with reference to:

  • Module 1: How to respond to children making comments about your body in the workplace and create boundaries with coworkers who are deep in diet culture, with reference to:

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #36, May 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 13: How to deal with vitamins and supplements, with reference to:

  • Module 2: How long does it take to stop bingeing once you’ve stopped dieting? With reference to:

  • Module 9: How to deal with cravings

  • Module 2: How to deal with Celiac disease and food allergies, with reference to:

  • Module 1: Are periods of intense hunger normal?

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #35, April 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 3: How to talk to a friend who’s had gastric bypass and is now bingeing

  • Module 4: How to stop trying to “covertly” diet

  • Module 1: How to overcome orthorexic fears about sugar and soy, with reference to:

    • Research on soy and breast cancer incidence and recurrence (CW: nutritional minutiae)

    • Research showing the health benefits of intuitive eating (CW: nutritional minutiae and fatphobic language in some studies)

  • Module 1: Does food play a role in acne control? 

  • Module 4: What if you prefer the taste of artificial sweeteners?

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #34, March 2019

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 2: How to start believing that larger bodies are truly just as worthy as smaller bodies

  • Module 13: How to stop being afraid of what you eat after an episode of diverticulitis, with reference to this study

  • Module 3: Whether salivation can be a sign of hunger

  • Module 2: How to deal with eating to the point of discomfort on foods previously deemed “bad”

  • Module 4: How to handle difficulty stopping at the point of physical fullness

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #31, December 2018

Topics Discussed:

  • Module 2: How to tell the difference between genuine digestive reactions to food and diet-culture beliefs about food, with reference to:

  • Module 5: Whether all exercise/movement is just meant to be a bit of a chore

  • Module 5: How to learn more about Health At Every Size (HAES) and break down diet-culture beliefs about weight loss, with reference to:

  • Module 3: How to deal with being constantly bombarded by research in the cancer field showing that people in larger bodies are at higher risk of cancer

  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!”

Monthly Q&A #22, March 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to break down rules about exercise/movement
  • Whether there's such a thing as "too much" emotional eating
  • How to detect hunger/fullness signals when you have stomach conditions
  • Whether eating for athletic performance is another sneaky form of diet culture
  • How to handle eating in the middle of the night 
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #21, February 2018

Topics Discussed

  • How to help kids in your life navigate diet culture
  • Whether liposuction and other cosmetic procedures are compatible with intuitive eating
  • How to deal with acid reflux in an intuitive way
  • How to prepare more of your food when you hate cooking, and the role of frozen and prepared meals
  • Turning to food for comfort when feeling overwhelmed and bored 
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!

Monthly Q&A #17, October 2017

Topics Discussed

  • What is weight set-point and how does your body know its set point
  • How to deal with the logistics around food with less stress
  • How to handle food rules you didn't know you had
  • Whether the diet thoughts ever go away, and advice to limit them
  • How to handle rapid weight gain
  • ...and lots more! Click the "read more" link below to hear the full episode!